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MINUTES from the December 4, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

December 29, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE HEARING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:45 P.M.

Mayor Finley explained that the hearing was a necessary step in vacating a portion of the alley south of Porter Street and East of Alice Avenue to Christopher Martin.  Martin owns the lots adjacent to the alley and would like to erect a fence on his property.  Martin will reimburse the city for the cost of all engineering, legal and publishing fees in return for the alley.  Commissioner Rivara noted that Martin has been maintaining the alley.  Finley explained that Ordinance No. 969-121817, will be placed on file at the city council meeting that follows.

Mayor Finley opened the floor for comments, there were none.

The hearing was adjourned at 6:50 PM.

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY EATTONI AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the regular meeting minutes from November 20, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. Amie Fransen, $15.00; United States Postal Service, $702.15; Ameren IP, $3,288.57; Anixter, $1,032.76; Apple Press, $329.55; ASCAP, $10.54; Benefit Planning Consultants, $242.00; BHMG Engineers, $195.26; D&M Landscaping, $650.00; De Lage Landen Financial Service, $209.74; Department of the Treasury, $12.49; Cathie Edens, $8.00; Emergency Medical Products, $118.35; Fastenal Company, $296.13; Feece Oil, $619.91; Fender Menders, $405.95; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $32.69; Halm’s Auto Parts, $119.76; Hawkins, $952.60; HyVee, $253.18; Il Department of Agriculture, $55.00; Il Department of Innovation and Technology, $692.20; Illinois Municipal League, $450.00; Illinois Public Risk Fund, $5,731.00; Illini State Bank Visa-Police, $28.10; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,330.97; Illinois Valley Excavating, $1,882.50; Independent’s Service Company, $139.22; IVCH, $10.00; John’s Service and Sales, $130.38; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $2,030.14; Knoblauch Advertising, $250.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $152.46; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Menards, $668.00; Stacie Mertes, $173.51; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $48.00; Chris Perez, $165.69; Peru Greenhouse Landscaping, $470.00; Doug Porter, $138.38; Republic Services, $18,630.00; Revere Electric, $32.33; Rush Power Systems, $827.02; Schrock Repair, $1,069.44; Seico Inc., $86.79; Smart Source, $4,707.68; St. Margaret’s Health, $68.00; Standard Insurance-Life, $734.10; Stevens Service Center, $55.00; Streator Lawn and Garden, $183.48; United Rentals, $174.63; Universal Inc., $802.43; Utica Fire Department, $300.00; Vance Construction, $167.19; WEX Fleet Services, $3,391.33; WTH Technology, $81.00; Illinois Association of Chiefs, $79.00.  TOTAL $55,942.10. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only. There were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept the letter of resignation, with regret, from Streets and Sewer Commissioner Dennis Yborra dated Nov. 28, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 965-120417, Small Cell Antenna/Tower Right of Way.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance No. 966-120417, for Establishing Standards for the Construction of Facilities on Municipal Rights-of-Way.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 968-120417, Establishing Room Reservation Policy for Use of the Dickinson House.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the IL Municipal Insurance Cooperative for 2018 General Liability Work Comp and Cyber Liability Coverage.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 967-121817, Establishing the Assistant Chief of Police Pay Scale.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 969-121817, Vacating a Portion of the Alley South of Porter Street and East of Alice Avenue.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 970-121817, Annual Tax Levy. (Showing a .09214 decrease).  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 971-121817, Abating Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds 2013.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

AGENDA for Tuesday January 2, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting

December 29, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2018 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E. WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

1. Opening of Meeting

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Minutes from the December 18, 2017, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

7. Approve Ordinance 974-010218 Prohibiting Sexual Harassment

8. Place on file Ordinance 975-011518, Appointing Stacie Mertes City Clerk

9. Place on file Ordinance 976-011518, Authorizing the Hiring of an Economic Developer/Tourism Coordinator

10. Motion to transfer remaining funds from expiring TIF’s: II,III,IV into TIF I

11. Motion to appoint at least one elected Oglesby Commissioner to join the negotiating committee for the IBEW Local 51 contract negotiations with the City of Oglesby

12. Motion appointing an elected Oglesby Commissioner to negotiating committee

13. Motion requiring the negotiating committee to update the full City Council after each formal and informal meeting between the City of Oglesby and IBEW Local 51

14. Public Comment

15. Commissioners’ Reports

16. Mayor’s Report

17. Adjournment

Posted this 29th day Of December, 2017



Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the November 20, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

December 15, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY EATTONI AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the regular meeting minutes from November 6, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. PRESENT: PORTER,  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented: Comcast Cable, $253.76; BlueCross Blue Shield, $16,322.83; IV Food Pantry, $100.00; City of Oglesby, $55.65; AEA, $5,400.00; AFLAC, $35.90; Ameren IP, $202.87; ASK Enterprises, $3,414.00; Bob’s Business, $39.84; BSN Sports, $60.00; Call One, $2,009.12; Sandy Carretto, $222.86; Aksel Childers, $189.64; Connecting Point, $1,684.50; Dresbach Distributing, $35.95; Eagle Engraving, $52.00; Cathie Edens, $226.68; Efficient Billing Systems, $1,128.47; Emergency Medical Products, $894.06; Emergency Services Marketing, $810.00; Fastenl Co., $262.33; Fence Specialties, $100.00; Ficek Electric, $1,833.85; Scott Franklin, $189.95; Gallagher Materials, $2,514.47; GL Scheri Electric, $1,071.29; Halm’s Auto Parts, $659.27; Hawkins, $852.80; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms, $180.00; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; IMEA, $205,958.85; IV Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank, $1,756.50; IV Cellular, $1,330.97; IV Excavating, $1,572.50; Impact Networking, $76.41; IVCH, $61.11; Jacob Jaszemski, $96.65; John Senica JR., $250.46; John’s Service and Sales, $49.39; Kelly Sauder Rupiper Equipment, $299.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $2,664.64; LaSalle Office Supply, $40.45; Martin Equipment, $391.16; Mautino Distributing, $25.00; Menards, $723.13; Midwest Mailing and Shipping, $176.99; MTCO, $150.87; News Tribune, $1,377.00; Oscar’s Automotive, $378.02; Overhead Door, $98.00; Patient Point Hospital Solution, $1,112.40; Perona Peterlin Andreoni and Brolley, $2,044.25; Pomp’s Tire, $728.20; Republic Services, $450.00; Seico, $210.26; Smart Source, $2,359.79; Smith’s Sales and Service, $20.00; Springfield Electric Supply, $281.40; St Margaret’s Health, $82.00; Standard Equipment, $186.43; Studstill Media, $720.00; Sunrise Supply, $70.53; TEST, $96.00; Matt Taylor, $234.29; USA Bluebook, $364.05; Utica Fire Department, $300.00 TOTAL $274,228.34

AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only. Wanda Lent asked what the changes were in the proposed Dickinson House Ordinance. Mayor Finley highlighted some changes such as the new hour block structure, security deposit requirements, and fees.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance No 965-120417, for Small Cell Antenna/Tower Right of Way. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance No. 966-120417, Establishing Standards for the Construction of Facilities on Municipal Rights of Way. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to table placing on file Ordinance No 967-120417, establishing the Assistant Chief of Police Pay Scale. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance No 968-120417, Establishing Room Reservation Policy for use of Dickinson House. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file the IL Municipal Ins Cooperative for 2018 General Liability Work Comp and Cyber Liability Coverage. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to Approve the Employee Health Insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the purchase of a new Electric Department Boom Truck ($175,084). AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public.  There were none.

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Yborra said that leaf vacuuming is done. Residents can still drop them behind the Street Department Building, bag them until November 29th or burn them.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY PORTER to adjourn (7:12 p.m.)  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Stacie Mertes, Clerk in Training

AGENDA for December 18,2017 Regular Council Meeting

December 15, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017, @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT:  THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E. WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

1. Opening of Meeting

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Minutes from the December 4, 2017, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

7. Ordinance No. 967-121817, Establishing the Assistant Chief of Police

Pay Scale

8. Ordinance 969-121817, Vacating a Portion of the Alley South of Porter Street and East of Alice Avenue

9. Ordinance 970-121817 Annual Tax Levy

10. Ordinance 971-121817 Abating Tax G O Refunding Bonds

11. Ordinance 972-121817 Abating Tax G O Refunding Bonds 2010A

12. Ordinance 973-121817 Abating Tax G O Refunding Bonds 2010B

13. Ordinance 974-121817 Prohibiting Sexual Harassement

14. Public Comment

15. Commissioners’ Reports

16. Mayor’s Report

17. Executive Session to discuss “pending or probable litigation against, affecting or on behalf of the public body…”; The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body …”; and “the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body …”

18. Adjournment

Posted this 15th day Of December, 2017



Becky Clinard, City Clerk